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So What Are Y'all Driving For Econoboxes?

Hey all, this was a topic on the Mustang forum, so I was curious as to what my Powerstroke bretheren were rolling in when they want to save some $$ on fuel.

I'll start off, it's not a REAL econobox but it's what I've got:

My '98 Mustang GT, I've seen 24 mpg on the freeway, but I'm never light footed enough to see what it could REALLY get.


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i just detunr my truck so i cant smoke everybody on the street, that helps save a lil fuel

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I have the F250 and the 79 F150 so its the 250 that is my econobox... and well the ol ladies Monte SS

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I have my 1998 Neon, that hasn't run since March of 04. Though, even if it did, it wouldn't be saving me much money. It only gets like 25-30 mpg due to all the modifications I've done over the years. Poor Neon.


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98 ford contour but it only gets about 22 mpg so its not a big savings

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91 mustang coupe 5.0.Best thing I have on fuel!Truck gets 14 or so,mustang gets 18 city 24-25 highway.05 cherokee 13 city,22 highway.Go figure.Mustang runs 8.40s in the 1/8 also,with a 3.73 gear lol.
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The big ole dually is the econobox. I was putting a half tank of fuel in it for the same price or cheaper than the wife was filling up the Focus of course now gas prices are going down so that will change but I still will be drivin the big truck.

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